CarnavalAdditional title: Carnaval (Choreographic work : Fokin)
NamesFokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (Choreographer)Jessen, Victor (Cinematographer)Boris, Ruthanna (Dancer)Novak, Nina (Dancer)Clare, Natalia (Dancer)Danielian, Leon, 1920-1997 (Dancer)Verdak, George (Dancer)Tupine, Oleg (Dancer)Katcharoff, Michel (Dancer)Lindgren, Robert (Dancer)Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Scenarist)Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (Costume designer)Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (Performer)
Victor Jessen Video Archive
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1948 - 1959 (Approximate)
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1677
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesStatement of responsibility: choreography, Michel Fokine ; music by [Robert] Schumann ; [performed by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo].Creation/production credits: Credits partially from book entitled, Without permission by Victor Jessen ; additional credits from the Dance Division's *MGZB Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo program (Mar. 12, 1949).Creation/production credits: Filmmaker, Victor Jessen.Creation/production credits: Scenery and costumes by Leon Bakst ; scenery executed by Emile Bertin ; costumes executed by Mme. Karinska.Performers: Dancers possibly include: Ruthanna Boris (Columbine), Nina Novak (Chiarina), Edwina Fontaine (Estrella), Natalia Clare (Papillon), Leon Danielian (Harlequin), George Verdak (Pierrot), Oleg Tupine, Michel Katcharoff (Pantalon), Robert Lindgren (Florestan), and members of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.Venue: Possibly filmed in performance at the San Francisco Opera House.Funding: Transferred from film and cataloged with funds provided by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.System details: Streaming video, transferred from 16mm reversal print via Digital Betacam cassettes.Biographical/historical: This film was pieced together by the filmmaker Victor Jessen from multiple performances filmed from various camera angles throughout the theater.
Physical DescriptionFilm reelExtent: 1 film reel (7 min.) : silent, black and white ; 16 mmIncomplete work; sometimes brief segments overlap with repeated sections from different camera location.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18147179Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0d790900-f86f-0130-fc90-3c075448cc4b
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